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5 Things to be aware of about owning a dog!

5 Things to be aware of about owning a dog!

There are a lot of great reasons to add a pet dog to your growing family. For one thing, owning a pet helps to teach your kids a sense of responsibility, and for another, the unconditional love you get from a dog is enough to brighten up even the darkest of days. I love my dogs, and cat for that matter, but sometimes people do not realise what you take on when you bring home a puppy. Unfortunately, owning a dog is not always plain sailing. Dogs, like other pets, often have unpleasant habits, some of which you won’t realise until it’s too late. To help you make the right decision, here is a quick run-down of the things to be aware of about owning a dog.VIEW the POST

Travelling with your pets: now you can!

Travelling with your pets: now you can!

Admit it: travelling with the whole family can sometimes be a pain. Even though you endlessly enjoy their company, carrying around bulky prams and coordinating your child’s every move can be exhausting work. Thankfully we have got out of the pram stage now, but there are times where I wish I still had it. Most cases with our family, we mean our little furry friends too, and there are times where you wonder whether or not you could bring your pet along. VIEW the POST

How to keep your pets calm on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is one of most anticipated nights of years. But for our pets it can also be night of high anxiety. In the same challenges faced by pets on bonfire night, the loud music, shouting and of course the fireworks may cause our normally calm pets to think their world is under threat. This can have some upsetting consequences. Luckily our friends at Kennedy Wild Bird Food have some handy tips, to ensure your 2017 gets off to the best start for the entire family.

Crufts combines serious dog care with serious fun

Crufts combines serious dog care with serious fun

Are you going to Crufts this year? There will be lots of fabulous things to see and do, and lots of gorgeous dogs to "aww" over too. At Crufts – the world’s largest dog show – there’s so much to see and do but as well as serious fun, there’s serious dog care to think about. At the Agria Pet Insurance stand in Hall 2 there’s an opportunity to have fun trying to win a car. All you have to do is guess the winning combination to the competition safe to win one. But there’s a chance to be sensible too – the company encourages pet owners to check out some seriously good deals on pet insurance to protect their pet and the family budget. VIEW the POST

Tips for teaching your kids to care for puppies

Tips for teaching your kids to care for puppies

Getting a new puppy is one thing, but teaching your kids to play safely and nicely with a new puppy is another thing entirely. After all, you want to keep both the puppy, and more importantly your children, safe and know that you can leave them both alone in the same room without incident. VIEW the POST

Win with Everest #PetsinWindows competition

Everest are running a really fabulous and cute competition on their website at the moment, called Pets in Windows (#PetsinWindows). I love competitions like this as it is a chance to see some really cute photos of other peoples pets. I am gutted as I couldn’t find the one I had of my puppy and kitten (7 years ago) where they are snuggled in the window together, but I do have these more recent ones of my kitten, who is now 7.